Two new faculty announced for Native Studies program at USD
“We are pleased to have hired two new faculty to bring energy and commitment to our Native Studies major and minor,” said Matthew Moen, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. “We are delighted to have hired these two tenure-track assistant professors following a vigorous national search process.”
Boxer, who most recently served as visiting assistant professor in the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Utah, earned a Ph.D. in history from Arizona State University, her M.A. in history from Utah State University, and a B.A. in history and a B.A. in social studies from Washington State University. She was also a visiting assistant professor of American Indian Studies at Eastern Washington University from 2010-12. Posthumus, a member of the Department of Anthropology at Indiana University, earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in anthropology from Indiana, and a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies from Michigan State University. His teaching experience includes Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies (associate instructor), Indians of North America (assistant instructor) and Revitalizations Movements in Native North America (associate instructor).
A photo of Boxer is available for download at www.usd.edu/press/news/images/releases/Elise_Boxer.jpg.
Both Boxer and Posthumus join Armik Mirzayan, Ph.D., assistant professor of languages, linguistics and philosophy, who teaches Lakota and American Indian languages at USD.
A photo of Posthumus is available for download at www.usd.edu/press/news/images/releases/Dave_Posthumus.jpg
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